The Premier of Ontario has declared a province-wide state of emergency and issued a stay-at-home order in response to rising COVID-19 variant infection rates.
The Town of Oakville (town) is committed to supporting the health and wellness of its employees and encourages its employees to participate in fitness programs offered by the Recreation and Culture department.
This procedure applies to full time, permanent Town employees utilizing Recreation and Culture fitness membership products and to all town employees for the use of the Town Hall fitness room at no charge.
The Town offers full time, permanent employees a 50% reduction in the price of fitness memberships at Community Centre locations for: annual full, fitness, or court membership
three month full, fitness or court membership
Employee fitness memberships include the same benefits and are subject to the same terms and conditions provided to the general public as outlined on oakville.ca.
Staff wishing to purchase a fitness membership and receive a staff discount can purchase memberships during regular business hours at Town Hall, Recreation and Culture department, or at Community Centre locations.
An Employee Fitness Membership – Confirmation of Full Time Status form (Appendix A) is required to be completed prior to purchase. Form can be found on Portico and must be completed by payroll staff to confirm full-time, permanent status.
Annual membership payments can be made through monthly credit card payments and continue for the duration of a membership. Temporary suspension of fitness membership, may be requested and extended due to medical reason or maternity/parental leave.
A taxable benefit for the value of the 50% reduction will be included on the employee’s year-end T4 slip for the year in which the membership was purchased.
“Full time, permanent employee” for the purpose of this procedure includes all full time town employees, members of council, and full time Oakville Public Library employees.
Procedure Number: HR-MNG-002-005
Parent Policy: HR-MNG-002
Section: Human Resources
Author: Recreation and Culture, Human Resources and Finance Department
Effective Date: 2009 Nov 02
Review by Date: 2022
Appendix A - Employee Fitness Membership - Confirmation of Full Time Status form
Non-Union Health Benefits Procedure
Administration of Recreation and Culture programs and services